Contact with European SOTA Chasers from VK1

Last night I activated Mt Ainslie VK1/AC-040, 843 metres ASL in the Canberra city region starting at 07:20 UTC.   The plan was to work DX into the EU and UK.  To my delight after 5 minutes of calling CQ I worked two european SOTA chasers Franz OE5FSM in Linz and Milan OM7OM in Slovakia both…